Lombard Snaps Nats Streak

Posted by Steve Elliott on Jul 17 2016 at 05:00PM PDT in 2019 Season

The Lombard Orioles showed Saturday why they have, and continue to be, the stick by which others are measured.   Using a powerful combination of balanced hitting and aggressive pitching the team easily dispatched the locals by scores of 15-2 and 6-1.

The Nats fell behind early by 5-0 scores and Lombard never looked back.   Tom Starck started game one and struggled with his command out of the gate.  He settled in to go 5 plus innings, but the damage had already been done.   Jim Jungbauer started off better game 2, but his wild throw to first on a sacrifice bunt attempt in the third inning instigated a third inning rally that put the Natties in a big hole.

The Natties hope to get back on track on Monday night in Oshkosh with a game against the Giants.  First pitch is set for 7:30pm. 


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